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    1. I’m almost done writing the story.

      Well almost, almost is the key word there. Just a little bit more and I can finally start drawing.

      I cannot show you what I’ve written so far because it will contain spoilers. And I do want you to read this webtoon someday.

      But I want to share with you a cool tool I just discovered. It’s a map generator.

       

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      Now I know they exist but it’s the first time I actually used one. It’s called Azgaar’s Fantasy Map Generator.

       

      And it’s perfect if you’re writing a fantasy story. Like me. Especially for world building. So you can better imagine your fantasy world.
       

      Every time you refresh the page it comes up with a new random map. It even comes up with names if you’re too lazy to think of some.
       

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      Clicking on a place name will get you more information that has been randomly generated for you. And of course you can change it to your liking.

      You can pan around to check out the map.

       

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      And the most important part, you can save this map so you can edit it later. Because remember, once you close this tab your map is gone and a new random map will be generated.

      All in all I found this tool really useful in writing my story. And I hope it can help you out too. Comment below what you think of Azgaar’s Fantasy Map Generator. Or what tools you use to make your writing easier.

      I’m going back to writing now.

    2. For those of you who have watched the Attack on Titan anime, or read the manga you can agree with me that the series in its entirety is a masterpiece from start to finish. The show addresses many of the darker themes and aspects of life which are applicable in our world today such as war, bigotry, pain, suffering and other forms of hatred and injustices that are ever-present throughout the story’s continually evolving plot. Although the plot of Attack on Titan may encompass all of these different issues they are all intertwined, and the one crucial similarity among all of these different themes is the perception of reality, and how it shapes our perspective and our view of the world around us as well as what we perceive to be true and just. Initially the story of Attack on Titan is told through the perspective of the young, and idealistic protagonist Eren Jaegar whose main objective is to save humanity from what he believes to be the brink of extinction from Titans who for some unknown reason wish to entirely eradicate humanity. As he continues to travel and work alongside the Scouts, the expedition team tasked with uncovering the secrets of the Titans and saving humanity, he eventually comes to learn along with his partners that they have been incorrect and misinformed concerning the state of world affairs which has consequently led to them being isolated from the rest of the world on Paradis Island. This revelation is so crucial because it forces Eren, the Scouts, and the rest of humanity on Paradis to question who the real enemy they have been fighting all this time truly is as their main issue is no longer defending themselves against the threat of Titans, but now striving for peace and acceptance in society while bearing the scorn of a modern world that despises them as a result of their people’s history and because of their ethnic differences. The circumstances of those from other nations of the world are similar to those on Paradis in the sense that they have been indoctrinated with propaganda about the inhabitants of the island, and believe that their fears and feelings of superiority because of their race provide them with a justifiable excuse to commit genocide against them. Eventually during the story’s conclusion the world as a whole begins to move toward building peaceful relations with one another as well as understanding after coming to realize their fears were irrational and that regardless of differences they are all human beings. The inability to understand and respect differences between people is what sows confusion and hatred in the minds of others, and it is an issue that is especially present in our world today. This lack of understanding only creates tensions, and perpetuates unending cycles of fear and hatred which can lead to conflict and result in nothing pain, sorrow, and unnecessary bloodshed, which I believe is one of the key underlying messages Isayama was trying to get across to his viewers through the series. Overall this series is very enjoyable and I was enthralled from the moment I began it, and I would highly recommend adding it to your watchlist if you have had reservations about getting into it.

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